WHO WILL REPRESENT CANADA AT THE INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP?
TORONTO, March 5 /CNW/ - Back to the Underground's Bboy Unit R.E. Canada
is back for its second year, bringing Canada's far corners together again to
clash for the title of number one bboy (breakdance) crew in Canada. Top crews
from all over the nation will bring up to ten members on their squad to do
battle in this modern day dancing martial art known as bboying. Beating their
opponents with moves, not fists, as they battle for their chance at glory.
The battleground is Toronto's renowned venue The Guvernment Nightclub.
Each crew will go head to head in a bracket style elimination to be judged on
creativity, fundamentals, battle strategy, execution and dynamics. The winner
receives the title of Team Canada and ten free flights and accommodations to
Seoul, Korea AND Beijing, China for the Bboy Unit World Championship. The
finals are an official Pre-Olympic event and the world's biggest bboy
The some of the crews prepared to do battle include Toronto's own world
famous Supernaturalz Crew, Montreal's Fresh Format, Ill-Mask, Ottawa's
Canadian Floor Masters, Calgary's Original Roots, Central Canada's O-Mighty
and last years returning champions F.A.M.
DJ Starting From Scratch will be killing it on the wheels of steel and
hosting this historic night will the notorious Lenny D from Hip Hop dance crew
Do-Dat, with Starting From Scratch's on air partner in crime, Taboo.
The art of bboying in Canada has never been seen at this level, until
now. The clash of these seasoned dancers will be a night to remember.
Tickets for Bboy Unit R.E. Canada will be available at Play de Record
(Yonge and Elm). Doors on event day open @ 9pm. For further information
including event details, visit <a href="http://www.backtotheunderground.com">www.backtotheunderground.com</a>
Back to the Underground has become known for their success carving an
industry from the grassroots culture of bboying. These pioneers are creating
educational programming in Toronto's high risk schools to invest in our youth
and organizing local and international events for the existing community. They
have been called "THE endemic site for bboying" in Toronto by J.D. Wheeler,
Field Marketing Director for Redbull Canada. They are quickly becoming known
for their innovations and accomplishments revolutionizing the urban dance
community in Toronto.
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